Setting line series color from DataSource

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  1. Aerion
    Aerion avatar
    13 posts
    Member since:
    Aug 2011

    Posted 17 Feb 2015 Link to this post

    Is it possible to set the color of a Line chart series based on the grouped data received from the DataSource?
  2. Iliana Nikolova
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    Posted 19 Feb 2015 Link to this post

    Hi Aerion,

    If I understand correctly you have a color field in the dataSource and would like the seriesColor to get this color? This is not supported out-of-the-box, however it can easily achieved using the following approach: 
    - Set series.colorField
    - In the dataBound event set the value of colorField as series color.
      .Series(series =>
           model => model.Value,
           model => model.UserColor
      .Events(ev => ev.DataBound("onDB"))
    function onDB(e) {
       e.sender.options.series[0].color = e.sender.options.series[0].data[0].UserColor
    In case I am missing something please elaborate a bit more on the exact outcome you are trying to implement - this way I would be able to advice you further and provide concrete recommendations.

    Iliana Nikolova

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